January 20, 2008

Around The Search Engines Jan 20 2008

Another Sunday another week gone past. Lately everything seems to be going slower and slower. But in a good way. Anyway here's another round of Around the Search Engines:

Associate Email Addresses With Your Google Account - Google Blogoscoped

Google has just recently added an option to associate additional email addresses with your Google Account. If you sign in to manage your Google Account and click the "Edit" link next to "Personal information" you should see this new option:

How Can You Measure the Success of Your Blog? - Ask Dosh Dosh

Here’s one way to define success: It is something that is achieved when you meet or exceed the goals you have set for your blog. Sometimes this definition of success is socially influenced. How much does your vision of success rely on comparative value and the views of others?

10 Things Yahoo! Search Must do to Become Relevant - SEO Book

Yahoo! killed off their brand universe project, and recently fired 30 people. Rumor has it that about 2,000 more layoffs might be coming soon. Yahoo! shares are nearing $20, trading at $20.78, and giving them a market capitalization of $27.8 billion.

Delicious Integrated Into Yahoo Search Results - TechCrunch

I just got word that Yahoo is testing the integration of Delicious user generated bookmarks into Yahoo search results pages (Yahoo acquired Delicious in late 2005). Some users will see the Delicious icon as part of their normal search results, which tells them how many people have bookmarked those pages, as well as the tags people have supplied for those pages.

Google The Double Standard of Being an Authority Website - Wolf Howl

If you’ve ever been to search engine conference and attended a site review session chances are you’ve heard panelists mention duplicate content penalties and filters. For "normal" people these problems are real, however with Google a double standard exists for trusted authority websites.

10 Ways Google is More Social Than You Think - Google Tutor

Although you often hear me pandering on the likes of the Digg, StumbleUpon and Mixx communities, I’ve decided to post regularly here at Google Tutor to talk about Google’s role in social media.

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